What’s on - November 5-11

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What’s on in and around Northamptonshire.

Thursday

MUSIC

Acoustic Jazz, Blues, Indie & Soul. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Tea Dance. Picturedrome, N’pton, 1pm. Free entry.

A K Disco’s Karaoke. O’Malleys Bar, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm.

Jam Night. The Cardigan Arms, Moulton, 9pm to 12am.

Acoustic Sessions. Artists followed by open mic session at Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 8pm. Free entry.

Bluegrass Jam Session. Kingsley Park WMC, Npton.

Piano & Organ Recital. All Saints’ Church, George Row, Npton, 1-2pm. Consists of works by Bach, Chopin, Rachmaninoff & Schubert. In aid of UK-registered charity Iraqi Christians In Need. Free admission. www.icin.org.uk

THEATRE

Gaslight. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811.

Strictly Gilbert & Sullivan. The Studio, The Castle, Wellingborough, 7.45pm. 01933 270007.

OTHER

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kettering Leisure Village, 7pm – 9pm www.tangsoo.net

Towcester County Market. The Chantry House, Towcester, 8.30am to midday.

Quiz. Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm. Free entry.

Quiz. Fox & Hounds PH, 186 Harborough Road, Npton, 8.30pm. Cash prizes to be won. Curry meal for £5. Call to reserve your table.

Quiz Night. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm.

Bingo. Every Thurs at Brafield WMC, located on A428, from 8.30pm.

Masque Youth Theatre Drama Sessions. Every Thu for ages 11-18 at Northampton High School, 7.15-9pm. Sessions £4. www.masqueyouththeatre.co.uk

Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 6.30pm to 8pm. Call Patricia 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Whist Drive. Every Thu, Boothville Community Ctr, Npton, 7.30pm. £3 otd.

Felt Making. Country Living Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, How I Wonder. Lecture by Dr Johanna Jarvis, The Open University. Sudborough Village Hall, Main Street, 8pm. £3pp inc tea & biscuits. 01933 650331, 01933 356914, chilternastro@yahoo.co.uk or pej@petaj26.me.uk

Craft & Gift Fair. Towcester Town Hall, 86 Watling Street, 10am-3pm. Stalls £12, coulterlyons@yahoo.co.uk or call 01536 675000.

Kettering Stamp & Philatelic Society meeting. Philatelic Auction St Mary’s Primary School, Fuller Street, Kettering, 7.30pm.

Burton Latimer Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition. 10am to 1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, High Street (opp Sainsbury’s).

Friday

MUSIC

Disco and Karaoke. The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden.

Rhythm & Roots. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm.

Live Music at Malt + Bass. 37 High Street, Corby Old Village, 7pm.

The Acoustic Lounge. Every Friday at the Lord Byron, Kingsley, 8.30pm. All singers and musicians welcome.

Disco. The Sunnyside PH, Boughton Green Road, Npton, 8pm.

Vibe@Baroque Bar. Npton (every Friday) with DJ Barney B and DJ Clue playing the best of soul, r n b, & club classics.

Mod Story. Welcome Inn, Rushden, 9.15pm.

ABBA Tribute Night. Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa, 7.30pm. To book call the Events Team 0845 400 1406.

THEATRE

Strictly Gilbert & Sullivan. The Studio, The Castle, Wellingborough,, 7.45pm. 01933 270007.

Gaslight. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. 01604 624811.

Last Night A DJ Saved My Life. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811.

What The Ladybird Heard. The Core at Corby Cube, 4.30pm. 01536 470470.

OTHER

Street Dance Class. Stanwick Village Hall, 3.45pm to 4.45pm. £4 per session.

Quiz Night. Shoulder of Mutton, Weldon, 8pm.

Bingo. Liburd Room, Whilton Road, Kingsthorpe, 7.30pm to 9.45pm.

Free Dance Class. 12.30-1.30pm followed by From Swing to Rock (every Fri), 1.30-3.30pm (also free). James Lewis Courts, Cherry Orchard, NN3 2TH.

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Ringstead Village Hall, 6.30pm – 7.30pm. www.tangsoo.net

Fitsteps Class. Kingsthorpe Baptist Church Hall, behind Waitrose, 10am

Tai Chi. (every Fri), Duston Village Hall, Sycamore Road, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. Beginners welcome. £4.

R-Zone Club. For young people aged 8-13 years at the Community Ctr, Olden Road, Rectory Farm, 5pm to 6pm. 07979 152746.

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning. Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm (every Mon & Fri).

Gentle Yoga. Stanwick Village Hall, 2pm to 3.15pm. 01832 358329 or email Patriciazstarkey@aol.com

Craft Club. (every Fri), 11am to 3pm, Church Hall, St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Kettering. 07733 341674. Admission £3 inc tea & coffee.

Country Living Workshops. Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, choose from Curry Club – Chole Bhatura Banquet o Arrtisan Bread Making. More info www.btcworkshops.co.uk

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Northampton Abington Street, Close to Central Library, 9.30am to 1pm.

Saturday

MUSIC

Karaoke Disco. Vocal Club, Bailiff Street, Npton, 8pm till late.

Live DJ. Bootleggers, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 9pm till late.

Live Music at Malt + Bass. 37 High Street, Corby Old Village, 7pm.

Rhythm and Roots. Walnut Tree, Blisworth, 9pm. Free entry.

SOUL-ar ENERGY. The Wayfarers Inn, London Road, Kettering, 9pm. Modern Soul Music 70s – today.

Ex Harmony. Northampton WMC, Sheep Street, Npton.

Rat Pack – Vegas Spectacular Show. The Deco, Npton. Box Office 01604 622749. www.thedeco.co.uk

Tony Gee’s Motown & Soul Disco. Far Cotton Club, Npton.

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, Lee Richards from 8pm. Also bingo.

One 2 Many. The Swan & Helmet PH, Npton, 8pm.

THEATRE

Strictly Gilbert & Sullivan. The Studio, The Castle, Wellingborough, 7.45pm. 01933 270007.

Gaslight. Royal Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.45pm. 01604 624811.

Last Night A DJ Saved My Life. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811.

What The Ladybird Heard. The Core at Corby Cube, 11am/2pm. 01536 470470.

Nish Kumar. The Core at Corby Cube, 8pm. 01536 470470.

OTHER

Military Fitness Class. for adults and children at Delapre Park, Northampton, 9.30am to 11am. www.bpt-uk.com

Martial Art of Tang Soo Do. Kingsley School. 10am to 11.15am www.tangsoo.net

English and American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. St Albans Church, Broadmead Ave, N’pton, 2pm. 01604 787246.

Saturday Stage Stars. for 5-8 years at Stanwick Village Hall, 11.15am. £10.50 per week. 07788 983403.

Quiz Night. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton.

Harrington Aviation Museum. – come and learn about Spies, Supplies & Dangerous Skies. Covert Warfare in World War 2. Open 10am to 5pm (Sundays also).

Mosaics. Country Living Workshops at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Autumn Market. Raising money for dementia selling old postcards, bric-a-brac & more at Greens Norton Community Centre.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7.5 miles). Meet nr the church in Harpole, 10am. 01604 810581.

Race Night. Semilong WMC, St Andrews Road, Npton.

RHTS Santa Specials. Rushden Station, Station Approach, Rushden, (& Nov 8). Ticket office open 12-4pm. Go to www.rhts.co.uk to book.

Jumble Sale. Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, Npton, 10am.

Food Festival. The Bee Hive, Harborough Road, Kingsthorpe, 10am-3pm. Free entry. 01604 714098/777820.

Whist Drive. Great Easton Village Hall in the Welland Valley, cards dealt from 7.30pm. 01536 770784.

Morning Walk with Northampton Ramblers. (6.5 miles). Meet 10am Post Office, Lavendon, a walk via Newton Blossomville.

Mammoth Grocery Sale. Kettering branch of Save the Children, at Corn Market Hall, London Road, Kettering, 12-3pm. Free admission.

Burton Latimer Shops & Shopkeepers Exhibition. 10am to 1pm, in Burton Latimer Heritage Museum, Civic Centre, High Street.

Table Top Sale. St Peter’s RC Church, Higham Road, Rushden, 11am-1pm. Tables £6, booked at 01933 313456.

Autumn Fayre. Sunley Court, ExtraCare Charitable Trust, Pipers Hill Road, Kettering, 2.30-4.30pm. Entry 50p, children free.

Exhibition of Becky Mair’s work. The Rose Gallery, within Bells, Kingsthorpe Road, 12-3pm. Free entry. www.therosegallery.co.uk

Kettering AlterNativity. Toller Church, Gold Street, Kettering, 10am-2pm. Organised by Kettering Churches Together. Free entry. Refreshments available.

Afternoon Walk. The Ramblers Association (5 miles). 1.30pm Old Red Lion, Litchborough, spaces on the road next to the pub, or use the pub car park if patronising. Unsuitable for dogs. 6 stiles.

Morning Walk. Ramblers Kettering Area (8 miles). Meet by Kettering Conference Centre (formerly Leisure Village) 10am. 01536 790454.

Antiques, Collectables and Book Fair. Abington Church Rooms, Park Avenue North, Npton, 10am-4pm. Free admission.

Christmas Fayre. Christchurch Hall, Christchurch Road, 10am-12noon. Admission 50p, children free. All proceeds to the Northampton Branch of Cats Protection. www.cats.org.uk/northampton

Charity Table Top Sale. All Saints, William Street, Kettering, 8.30am. Free admission.

Garage Sale, Scholars Court, off Derngate, N’pton. General household items, 10am-1pm.

Sunday

MUSIC

Bullit’s Karaoke. The Welcome Inn, Irchester Road, Rushden.

Karaoke. Jekyll & Hyde, Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm.

Bingo and Hoy. Queens Park WMC, Npton

Brafield Working Mens Club. A428, John Kirby from 8pm. Also bingo.

Rutland Organ & Keyboard Music Club. Magical Afternoons of Live Music. Market Overton Village Village Hall, Main Street, doors open 1.45pm. eGuest this month is irrepressible all rounder Andrew Nix. Admission £6 otd.

Susan Valiant Speer & Her Band. Jazz at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 12-2.30pm. Admission £8.

Christy Pepper. The Swan & Helmet PH, Npton, 7pm.

THEATRE

RPO Alexander Shelley. Conducts “From Paris To New York”, Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. 01604 624811.

What The Ladybird Heard. The Core at Corby Cube, 11am/2pm. 01536 470470.

OTHER

Morning Worship. Holy Communion at Whitefriars Junior School, Rushden, NN10 9HX, 10.15am.

Badminton Club. (16+) – Every Sunday at Duston Sports Centre, Npton. For more info call Jay 07946 631449.

Bingo. at Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, Npton, 8pm.

Fotheringhay Village Hall. Sunday Tea, 3pm to 5.30pm. Tea and cake £2.50.

Quiz. at The Walnut Tree Inn, Blisworth, 8pm. Teams of 4, £1pp admission. Cash prize.

Yoga Class. The Elgar Centre, 1A High Street, Upton, NN5 4EN, 10am to 11.15am (every Sun). Please bring yoga mat, water and blanket. £7, £5.50 concessions for students and those on a pension.

Gretton & District RBL Remembrance Day Service. At 11am, short service and wreath laying ceremony at USAAF memorial at the entrance to Spanhoe Airfield on the Haringworth to Laxton Road. 3pm, service at Gretton Baptist Church, High Street followed by a parade led by Gretton Silver Band.

Vegan Food & Cruelty Free Fair. Pine Tree Farm, London Road, Little Irchester, 12-4pm. Free entry. Fundraising for Animals In Need - Maxicare and a chance to meet the residents of the sanctuary.

Castle Ashby French Market. The Rural Shopping Yard, The Old Farm, 9am-5pm.

Walk. Starting and finishing at Red Lion, Yardley Hastings, six or 12 miles, 10am, 50p, www.waendel.org.uk

Fungi Foraging. - Country Living Workshops at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Circular Day Walk. The Ramblers Association (16 miles). Meet leader 9am Church Lane (adj to rear entrance to Holy Sepulchre Church) for 9.30am start from Yardley Hastings. Lunch at Olney (alfresco or optional café or pub). Unsuitable for dogs. Several stiles.

Wellingborough. Ramblers walk (6 miles). Meet nr White Hart PH, Grafton Regis, 10am. 01604 891234.

Morning Walk. Ramblers Kettering Area (7 miles). Meet East Carlton Park, Corby. Contact 01536 233153.

Classic Cars. Gathering at the Yeoman of England PH, in the centre of Wootton, Npton, from 11.30am for their monthly meet. All interesting cars, motorbikes and scooters are welcome. For more details ring Peter on 07800 842737.

Monday

MUSIC

Karaoke. The Golden Horse, Far Cotton, 4pm to 7pm.

Acoustic Open Mic. The Woolpack, Rothwell from 9pm.

Cantare Singers. Quaker Meeting House, Wellington Street, Npton, 7.30pm. Admission £3.

THEATRE

Shakespeare School Festival. Royal Auditorium, 7pm. 01604 624811.

Rebecca. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811.

OTHER

Pub Quiz. Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8pm. Entry £1pp
Movie Night. at The Picturedrome, Npton, 8pm. This week’s film is “Jurassic World”. Free entry.

Bingo. at Monks Park WMC, 259 Wellingborough Road, N’pton, 2.30pm.

Just Voices. Meet Kingsthorpe Baptist Church (every Mon), 7-8.15pm. No need to be an expert singers as all “voices” are welcome. More details stuartpauljenkins@gmail.com or 01604 717866.

Iyengar Yoga. 9.30am to 10.45am, Perry Street – 07759 152986.

Northampton Morris Men. practice nights every Monday 8pm to 10pm. Ages 18 to 80. Never done it before? Don’t worry instruction is given. More info www.northamptonmorrismen.co.uk

Keep Fit & Coffee Morning. Weston Favell Parish Hall, 10am to 12pm (every Mon & Fri).

Gretton Women’s Institute. meet to learn about “Kicks and Frills – the story of the French Can-Can”. Gretton Village Hall, 7.30pm.

Tuesday

MUSIC

Just Voices. Community Choir meet (every Tues), 7pm to 8.30pm at Kingsthorpe Baptist Church, new members very welcome. You don’t need to be able to read music, just enjoy singing. Details – Stuart Jenkins 01604 455682.

Northampton Male Voice Choir. (every Tues), 7.30pm at Kingsley Park Methodist Church Hall (opp St Matthew’s Church), visitors always welcome to come along and join us. For details www.nmvc.co.uk

Chris Parker Jazz Quartet. Wig & Pen, 19 St Giles Street, Npton, 9pm.

THEATRE

Shakespeare School Festival. Royal Auditorium, 7pm. 01604 624811.

Rebecca. Derngate Auditorium, 7.30pm. Box Office 01604 624811.

OTHER

Yoga for Well-Being. Spencer Dallington Community Ctr, Npton (every Tue), 9.30am to 11.30am. Free yoga for the local community.

Salsa Estrellas. The Picturedrome, Npton. An evening of pure dancing and fitness, from 7.15pm.

Body Balance. (every Tues) at Stanwick Village Hall, 1.30pm to 2.30pm. £4 a session. More info call Loraine 07958 382720.

Iyengar Yoga. 7pm to 8.30pm, Perry Street – 07759 152986.

Line Dancing. Stanwick Village Hall (every Tue), 7.30pm.

Free English & American Ballroom, Latin & Swing-Dance Lessons. (every Tues), 1.30pm. Eden Close Community Room, Lakeview NN3 6NS. Tel 01604 787246.

Ukelele Club. (every Tue), Old Cherry Tree PH, Great Houghton. 6-7pm beginners, 7-8pm improvers, 8-9pm intermediate. Email saraspadmusic@outlook.com 0203 004 6770.

Absolute Beginners Dance Class. Ballroom and Latin, Weston Favell CE Primary School, Westwood Way (off Wellingborough Road), Npton, 7-8pm. £7pp, singles welcome.

Festivals & Food. an interesting talk by Angela Cooksley. NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 10.45am-12noon. 01604 858252.

Cooking With Game. Country Living Workshop at Bay Tree Cottage, Maidford Road, Farthingstone, NN12 8HE. www.btcworkshops.co.uk

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (6.5 miles). Meet White Hart PH, Sherington, 10am. 01604 408499.

Wednesday

MUSIC

Acoustics Night. Horseshoe Inn, Sheep St, Wellingborough, 9pm.

Jazz & Blues. Charles Bradlaugh, Npton, 8.30pm. Free entry.

Acoustic Session. The Cuckoos Nest, Clare Street, Npton, 8.30pm. All welcome.

Freight Train Jam Night. Thomas A Beckett, St James Road, Npton, 9pm.

Legends Open Mic. Kitty O’Shea’s, St Peter’s Way, Npton, 8pm (every Wed).

J for Jazz. plays “trad” (every Wed) at The Locks Inn, Foxton Locks, Nr Market Harborough, 7.30pm.

Falling Rock. Wednesday Country Music Scene, The Headland PH, Longland Road, Npton, 8.30pm. Free.

Dawson Smith & The Dissenters. Wednesday Blues Club at The Malt Shovel Tavern, Bridge Street, Npton, 8.45pm. Free entry.

Open Mic. Harpers Brook, Corby, NN18 8LH, 8.30pm.

THEATRE

Rebecca. Derngate Auditorium, 2.30pm/7.30pm. 01604 624811.

Hal Cruttenden. Royal Auditorium, 7.45pm. Box Office 01604 624811.

OTHER

Craft Club. Knitting, stitching and cardmaking (every Wed). Hazlewood Community Ctr, Gainsborough Road, Corby, 7pm to 9pm. 07910 989410.

Mums, Grannies, Childminders & Toddlers. Meet (every Wed) in the Church Hall, Edinburgh Road, 1.30pm to 3pm.

Apollo Badminton Club. Moulton School (every Wed), 7.30-9.30pm 07425 171724.

Alfred Russell Walace. An enjoyable chat led by Peter Liebscher. NASO, St Michaels Road, Npton, 7.30pm. 01604 858252.

Gluten Free Cakes & Biscuits. Country Living Workshops at Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, www.btcworkshops.co.uk
Morning Walk. The Ramblers Association (6 miles). 9.30am The Old Crown, Ashton.

Wellingborough Ramblers walk. (7.5 miles). Overstone Arms PH, Pytchley, 9.30am. 01933 676660

The NAB Mobile Sight Centre. Northampton Town Centre, Market Square, Events Area, 10am to 1pm AND Northampton, St Crispin Retirement Village, Duston, 1.45-3.15pm.